Socialism

SMILING CARCASS'S TWO-PENNETH

I originally blogged this for the Blairites, way back in February 2005

http://smilingcarcass.blogspot.co.uk/2005/02/little-reading-for-tony-blair-and-co.html

imported to WordPress here-

http://smilingcarcass.wordpress.com/2005/02/28/a-little-reading-for-tony-blair-and-co/

It seems just as relevant today, if not more so.

Labour Party Manifesto (1945)

The Labour Party is a socialist party and proud of it. Its ultimate purpose at home is the establishment of the Socialist Commonwealth of Great Britain – free, democratic, efficient, progressive, public-spirited, its material resources organized in the service of the British people.

Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1891)

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion. Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. For a town or country labourer…

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One Comment

  1. Posted August 3, 2013 at 5:34 pm | Permalink | Reply

    thanks for the reblog.

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